Telecoms Leads Generation

Swisscom has in December deployed in-ground small cells as means to boost coverage in highly congested spots in cities, where obstruction from buildings makes it difficult for a single base station to serve users in every nook…
Smartphone and tablets seem to be fighting for the same market, but the truth is, what smartphones are taking over is the market for the telephony service, the camera, newspapers and casual meet-up sessions (think Facebook apps),…
Imagine a VoLTE call that is handed over to WiFi Calling and then moves to 3G Circuit Switch and then handed back to VoLTE. With hybrid networks come services that leverage multiple connectivity channels, resulting in multiple…
Launch of #Twitbuy by Indosat of Indonesia allows users to top up accounts easily using Twitter, leveraging the Twitter Audience Platform. All users do is send a message to Indosat using the right handle. How is that…
There are Apps introduced by Operators that allow the main account holder to turn off data for other users on a shared plan when these users use more than their fair share of data (or probably when…
The Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technologies are being ‘standardized’ as we speak with IoT pushing the demand for their deployment. The standardization initiatives are taking place as some LPWA technologies such as Sigfox and LoRa are…
Anyone whose device is on a BYOD plan and who losses the device to theft or other similar reasons will typically have all the data in the device erased by their company for security and confidentiality reasons.…
There’s SDN and there’s NFV. Then, there’s Orchestration and VNFs. Welcome to extreme engineering where boxes and hardware you used to know have metamorphosized into software creatures that demand liberation from physical definitions. Liberation, you say? Yes.…
OSS was doing a good job capturing all the network data, so why is the telco space abuzz with so much talk about the need for more robust Telco Analytics? It probably has to do with keeping…
Voice, data, VoLTE, WiFi calling, mobile TV, mobile wallet, roaming plans, WiFi passes, etc. – all require user profiles, and more services will mean more profiles. Can't they be converged? Yes, they can, but it requires the…
Etisalat’s C’Me App allows voice and video calling for local use as well as for roaming. It works on mobile data and WiFi, offers very attractive rates and is free for inbound calls, plus, incurs no data…
We have merged everything that’s offered on mobile – voice, SMS, content packages, ring tunes, roaming plans, wallet services etc. Recently, Vodafone UK has put its fixed services on the same bill too. Has the time finally…
Smartphones have taken over laptops as the most used device for Internet access, says Ofcom. If so, then everyone is accessing content on their Smartphones, and content over Smartphones is delivered via thousands of Apps, which means…
The number of small cells deployed over the next five years is expected to surpass the number of macro cells. Obviously, as more people and things become connected to the mobile network, there will be more hotspots…
Come June 2017, all 28 member states in the European Union will be doing away with roaming charges - that's the surcharge imposed by Mobile Operators on subscribers who access voice, SMS or data services when they…
Looks like Operators will be benefiting the most from Sponsored Content. Why? Because most Operators have started selling content - things like OTT TV, Enterprise Apps, OTT Streaming Music, etc. If they can waive those connectivity charges,…
Mobile data in the car. Good idea, but how much data should go into a Connected Car plan? We say around 50GB! (if its FREE) and maybe 5GB if it's priced at standard data rates, costing around…